HIGH Strategic elements kept me hooked and coming back for another run.
LOW Difficulty spikes and a lack of tutorials.
WTF Lu Bu, as always, continues to be the GOAT.
HIGH Taking down the maximum number of enemies with card plays left.
LOW Redrawing an entire hand of unusable heroics… only to get new unusable heroics.
WTF Why are there so many kinds of currency you can’t buy?
HIGH Great mechanics, great characters.
LOW The boss of level 6.
WTF An extended streak of terrible luck running at the final level.
Meet Interesting People And Punch Them Really Hard
HIGH Kicking ninjas off of a moving subway car.
LOW Getting the crap kicked out of me because I drew a lousy hand.
WTF Why do I have such terrible luck?
Play Your Cards Right
HIGH Finally getting the right deck to defeat the magician.
LOW Not being able to shake the magician’s hand.
WTF Threatening my files is not cool.
Knowing The Knower
HIGH Wonderfully rich cultural content rarely seen in games.
LOW Some of the puzzle battles are incredibly tricky.
WTF That’s how you become immortal??
Cards Against Tyranny
HIGH A new twist on the deckbuilding genre.
LOW The interesting mechanics feel unfinished.
WTF Weasels with a shiv obsession.
Card For Hire
HIGH Reducing a character’s morale via negotiation, then going in for the kill.
LOW The cluttered interface, especially on Switch.
WTF The alien dialect is actionably similar to Twi’leki.
HIGH Mechanically satisfying. Surprisingly evocative art and character design.
LOW The premise is thin. The quality of unlockable cards per character is uneven.
WTF Who do we need to bribe to get a daily challenge mode?